Writing competitions are always the answer but they are now more so than ever because we all like a little validation in the form of cash prizes. As we enter the third month of the global lockdown it is becoming increasingly difficult to cope. Whether it is knitting you took up during the quarantine as […]
Writing is oddly not as much about writing as you might think. Writing, for the most part, is a habit and you have to start treating it as one by incorporating it into your life. A writing routine or a habit will require that you build it as a muscle. Writing is largely about staying […]
The future is made up of tears you don’t even remember letting out in the night. With crumpled pages of defeat All I ever wanted was to believe And there is justice for every time you didn’t have it in you to do justice. It’s made up of fears you didn’t even know existed underneath […]
For the #WORLDBOOKDAY I thought it would be fit to discuss Wuthering Heights i.e. my favorite book of all time. This book is an English Literature classic and you might actually know about it because it is quite popular. The author Emily Brontë is the third of the 4 Brontë surviving siblings and this is […]
Some of us would like to be better readers; alas we are not and are our excuses could amount to a book of their own. From challenging work hours to trouble sticking to new habits; there’s something for everyone. But this is something the lockdown has given us, a golden opportunity to use all this […]
This is how you know they can’t be fixed When you can hear the guilt talking. Screaming from behind what they are really saying. When they have grazed upon an apology and returned way too many times. I wish you have it in you to forgive. All the people you have been.
Exploring the life of a 20th-century exotic dancer and courtesan in Paulo Coelho’s The Spy was exactly the kind of distraction I was hoping for. The story comes to life in the form of letters that Mata Hari wrote her lawyer towards the closing of her trial where she is found guilty for being a […]
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